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Accused Drug Dealer From Poughkeepsie Caught With Heroin, Crack In Traffic Stop

Sharnae Campbell
Sharnae Campbell Photo Credit: New York State Police

A traffic stop on Route 44/55 led to the arrest of a Dutchess County woman who was found to be in possession of heroin and crack cocaine, who now faces multiple felony drug charges.

New York State Police troopers stopped Poughkeepsie resident Sharnae Campbell for a vehicle and traffic violation on Route 44/55 in the town of Lloyd on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

During the subsequent stop, probable cause to search the vehicle was established and Campbell was found to be in possession of heroin and crack cocaine, which was packaged for sale. She was also in possession of brass knuckles and marijuana.

Campbell, 28, was arrested and charged with two felony counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was also charged with three counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a weapon, misdemeanors.

She was also cited for unlawful possession of marijuana.

Following her arraignment in the Town of Lloyd Justice Court, Campbell was remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of bail. She is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to answer the charges.

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